Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

  • World-class metro
  • More than 10 years of operations
  • Total length of 190 kilometres
  • Availability at three minutes frequency

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened its first corridor between Shahdara and Tis Hazari in December 2002. Subsequently, the first phase of construction worth 65 kilometres of Metro lines was finished two years and nine months ahead of schedule in 2005. Since then the DMRC has completed the construction of another 125 kilometres of Metro corridors under the second phase in just four and a half years.

Presently, the DMRC network consists of about 208 Km with 150 stations along with six more stations of the Airport Express Link. The network has now crossed the boundaries of Delhi to reach Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, and Gurgaon and Faridabad in Haryana. The Airport Express link between the Indira Gandhi International Airport and New Delhi has propelled Delhi to the league of global cities which have high speed rail connectivity between the city and the airport.

The DMRC has 216 train sets of four, six and eight coaches. More than a hundred trains of six coach configuration and over 60 trains of eight coach configuration are currently operational.


Delhi Metro: Public transportation backbone of Delhi & NCR

2015 Receives clearance for Kerala’s Light Rail project
2014 Wins the Gold Standard Foundation award for energy efficiency
2012 Completes 10 years of its service to the people of NCR
2011 Wins award for Best Clean Development Mechanism Project


Updated: March, 2014

India's rail network was the third largest in the world in FY18.